Bishop Joseph Ferrario



Age: 77


Summary: bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu appointed by Pope John Paul II in 1982 who in 1989 became the first U.S. bishop publicly accused of sexually abusing a minor (he always denied the charge and in 1991 it was dismissed as being filed too late).



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: March 3, 1926


Died: December 19, 2003


Location: Honolulu, Hawaii